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A Coffee House Date

by Courtney on February 22, 2011

Happy Tuesday everyone!! Guess who I’m hanging out with this morning…?


The lovely Heather, that’s who!

Have I mentioned how much I enjoy being on vacation yet? Winking smile

Heather and I met up earlier this morning at J Watt’s Barista House for a little caffeine and blog talk, As always, it’s been fantastic!

As soon as I arrived, it was time to get something warm and caffeinated, so I ordered up a latte called “The Morgan.” It’s basically a version of my favorite caramel macchiato from Starbucks


However, I’m quite tempted to say that J Watt’s may triumph over Starbucks on this one. This baby was AMAZING! Smile

I also brought along some Cinnamon Chip Scones to share.


I had one, but Ms. Heather gets to keep the rest. Winking smile

Before leaving the house this morning, I also squeezed in a 3-mile run, which let me tell you…was one of the most daunting runs I’ve experienced in a long time. Annoyed My legs felt like comparable to 100 pound iron rods, my hip was hurting, and I just wasn’t feeling. I couldn’t have been more happy when it was over!

So needless to say, I had to refuel with something else rather quickly, so I put together a banana and PB.


Simple and tasty! Smile


*Just a Reminder: You only have until this evening to enter my Gift Card & Cookies Giveaway!” It’s a good one, you don’t want to miss out!

Question for the Day – from thenheathersaid:

Who’s your favorite President? (It IS George Washington’s birthday today, ya know!) Winking smile

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1 Liz @ IHeartVegetables February 22, 2011 at 11:01 am

Yum! Peanut Butter & Banana is always a good go-to snack for refueling! I’m sorry the run was harder than expected :( But good job for making it through!

Any blogger meet up that involves coffee and/or scones sounds like fun ;)
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2 Victoria (District Chocoholic) February 22, 2011 at 11:02 am

Favorite president? Richard Nixon, hands down.

Hope the hip is better soon!


3 Courtney @ The Granola Chronicles February 22, 2011 at 11:04 am

What a fun morning!

Not sure how people feel about this, but Bill Clinton will always be my favorite! :)


4 Nadya February 22, 2011 at 11:10 am

I know maybe it is not the right place, but can I ask you a question!? :) .. How do you store your cookies/scones and anything similar? Because mine are always dry and soft the next day!


5 Gabriela @ Une Vie Saine February 22, 2011 at 11:25 am

Hmmm…favorite president. I think I’m gonna go with Reagan, because I think he did a great job and he looked like a cute little grandpa, haha :)
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6 alyssa - fashion fitness foodie February 22, 2011 at 11:27 am

I am so jealous of your week break! Looks like you are getting a lot accomplished :)


7 Melissa (MelissaLikesToEat) February 22, 2011 at 11:45 am

Hmmm…favorite president? I’d have to say Reagan.
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8 Shanna, like Banana February 22, 2011 at 12:01 pm

I love Obama so I’m going to say he’s my fave!

Also love coffee houses that are a change from!
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9 Lauren February 22, 2011 at 12:21 pm

Obama is my favorite, but I liked Clinton too! :)
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10 Stephanie @cookinfanatic February 22, 2011 at 12:25 pm

PB + banana = def one of my fave combos! I like to pop mine in the microwave for 10-20 seconds so it gets all warm n’ gooey, is that weird haha?

i’m doing a Chobani giveaway at my site for all the new flavors if you want to check it out!!

(none of the restaurants in your giveaway are near me either sad sad :( )
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11 Stacie February 22, 2011 at 12:30 pm

I think I’m an Abe Lincoln girl myself. Something about him just reminds me of dignity.
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12 Kristen @ That Hoosier Girl February 22, 2011 at 12:36 pm

Good job on pushin’ through on the run! I’m going to go with Reagan for Prez – plus…I love the name for a future bebe ;)
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13 Lauren @ Hungry Dancer February 22, 2011 at 12:38 pm

Running when your legs feel that way is the worst ever!! At least you got through it!!
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14 Cynthia (It All Changes) February 22, 2011 at 12:43 pm

I think Teddy Roosevelt was pretty awesome. Rough Riders, the ‘stache, a bear named after him. And he’s in the Night at the Museum movies :0)


15 Alexa @ Simple Eats February 22, 2011 at 1:07 pm

Your banana “sandwich” looks yummy!
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16 kate@ahealthypassion February 22, 2011 at 3:46 pm

yumm I LOVE caramel macchiatos im jealous of your drink it sounds delish
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17 Holly February 22, 2011 at 4:01 pm

Reagan..for sure :)
& are you on vacation or do you guys just have off?
What a nice way to start the morning! But I hope your hip gets to feeling better..that doesn’t sound good :(
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18 fsugirl! February 22, 2011 at 6:23 pm

I think my favs are : FDR, JFK and Reagan! Overall, though, JFK. It’s so sad how he died, I feel he could’ve done so great as President. What do I know, I’m only in my early 20s! ;) Hope your hip feels better! :D


19 Jess@atasteofconfidence February 22, 2011 at 8:47 pm

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20 Foxy February 23, 2011 at 4:07 am

Courtney- random comment- but your hair looks fabulous!
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21 Courtney February 23, 2011 at 8:30 am

Thank You! :)


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